Jupiter Creek, South Australia

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Jupiter Creek
AdelaideSouth Australia
Jupiter Creek is located in South Australia
Jupiter Creek
Jupiter Creek
Coordinates 35°07′0″S 138°46′0″E / 35.11667°S 138.76667°E / -35.11667; 138.76667Coordinates: 35°07′0″S 138°46′0″E / 35.11667°S 138.76667°E / -35.11667; 138.76667
Population 275 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 5153
LGA(s) District Council of Mount Barker
Suburbs around Jupiter Creek:
Bradbury Chapel Hill
Dorset Vale Jupiter Creek Echunga
Kangarilla Meadows

Jupiter Creek (postcode 5153) is a semi-rural suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It lies within the District Council of Mount Barker, west of Echunga.

Gold Diggings[edit]

It is part of the former goldmining area the Battunga Country.[2] Jupiter Creek was the site of a gold discovery in the mid-1800s, there still exists a fossicking reserve in the old diggings with an interpretive walking trail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Jupiter Creek (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Battunga Country". Retrieved 3 July 2007.